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>> i was doing john so the. >> at 9:00 a.m. >> all right. mario? >> working on john scott's show. >> what's with john scott? all right. enough they work with me and i couldn't be happier. i'm gretchen. here's harris. >> i am in today for shepard smith. islamic state fighters reportedly set to seize control of a key town right on the border of turkey. if they take that town, it could change the face of the fight. and the threat from isis is targeting now u.s. military families here at home. also, the u.s. military is taking on ebola. ahead, how our forces are working to contain the outbreak in west africa, and keeping them search. we have just learned some of our troops will have direct contact with the blood of infected patients, and we're also monitoring a news conference right now with the cdc. that's coming up.
we begin with what could be the worst setback yet in the fight against the islamic state. turkey's president is warning a critical city in syria is bat to fall to the terrorist and airstrikes will not be enough to save it. in the news comes a day before president obama is set to go to the pentagon for an in-person update on america's new war against isis. let's go to the giant wall. the city of kobani is located on the syrian side of the turkish border. the battle for control is important. if the savages of isis take it they'll control the crossing and have a huge opening to smuggle weapons and fighters in and out of syria. now, remember, this time yesterday, we were telling you, isis had just raised its black flag on the outskirts of town, and reports now of new airstrikes on them but we're being told fighters are advancing anyway on three sides of kobani. they were able to fight they're
we into the town itself. video showing the heavy ground battle. fox news cannot independently verify the video. but kurdish fighters claim they were able to force more terrorists to withdraw. still the fighting goes on. turkish leaders say they would not let kobani fall, out in kurdish fighters, who are trying to save the city, are telling a very different story. our camera crew captured video. of turkish trucks chasing away kurdish demonstrators with tear gas. [chanting] >> and just to be clear, you heard it right, and your eyes are not deceiving you there. the turkish troops are not firing those gas canisters as isis fighters. they're aiming for the kurds who are protesting against the terrorists. and while turkey's president says airstrikes on isis will not be enough to stop them are his countries own tanks have not fired a single shot against the
real enemy. first, though, we want to go to breaking news on the fight against ebola right now. the cdc news conference. >> i'll go through a few of them. in dallas there are ten definite and 38 possible contacts being monitored. each and every one of them is having their temperature monitored as of today, none of them are sick, none of them has fever. we'll continue to watch that very closely, in the coming days, and dr. lakey, and the teams at the state and local level in dallas are doing a terrific job. dealing with what is really an unprecedented situation. in parts of west africa, we're beginning to see some signs of progress as well. now, we have been talking about west africa but the fact is, these are three different countries, and they have three different patterns of disease. and even within each country, there are different patterns of
disease. so, in liberia, there are 15 districts or counties, in those different districts there are different patterns of disease. in some, they have had very few cases of ebola. in other they're just beginning to have a big increase in cases, and i'll mention one particular district, which is in a remote rural area, the capitol city known as lofa, and in that district, that was the district that is bordering both sierra lee -- leone, and that district is what has been the epicenter of the outbreak. that district, that area, has had at times the most cases in all of liberia, but over the past few weeks, cases have plummeted. now, we're not sure of all of the reasons, but part of it is that there were enough isolation beds in those facilities --
excuse me -- and also that in those facilities, in that district, burial practices were being addressed and improved. now, we don't know that decrease is going to be maintained because we have seen waves of diseases before. but we do think that at least in that one community, it's real, and so even in west africa, even in a place that was the heart of the outbreak, we're seeing signs of progress. and though it hasn't been in the headlines, the outbreak in drc is still contained. the number of cases is relatively small. it has not spread beyond a remote rural area. it's the traditional ebola outbreak we have seen in the past and it looks like it's well on the way to being contained in a country that has dealt with ebola in the past. one other sign of progress that hasn't been in the papers recently or until now is a single case in uganda of a
disease caused by the marberg virus. now, mr.berg is like ebola but didn't have a movie made about it. marberg has a similar fay tall rate, spread the same way and controlled the same way. one individual in uganda died from marberg. their cause of death was not immediately identified but we have done important work in uganda to help the ugandans better have a lapper to network to find cases, have a response network with disease detectives and people who can follow up, and have an emergency operations center to track individual cases, and as a result, they've identified contacts, those contacts include an individual who was the embalmer, who went back to kenya. that individual was traced and tracked to kenarch was tested, does not at this point have marberg, and the contacts within
that patient's family in uganda are being tested and so far haven't been the additional cases. i mention this because often times in public health, what gets noticed is what happens, and it's hard to see what doesn't happen. if we stop the outbreak in rural drc and prevent an outbreak of marberg in uganda, that may not be headlines but tells us there is progress, and gives us confidence that we will be able to control ebola in west africa. now, there's a lot that we're doing based on what we learned in the past week. for example, we have hospital awareness efforts. we already work regularly with hospital associations. we have an intensive involvement on infection control, technical support and other issues. and our calls from doctors have increased ten fold since the first case was diagnosed. so there's a lot of awareness and we're working to increase that even further. we're also working very closely
with health departments, city, big cities, state, and health department associations, dr. lakey and his colleagues in texas are examples of an excellently functioning health department. we want to make sure lessons learned from dallas are rapidly incorporated into practices in health departments around the country. i know that people are eager for more information. i want to address that for a few minutes. as the president said yesterday, rther increase the at what we safety of americans and in the coming days, well announce further measures. right now i can give you some basic principles. we want to ensure -- we'll always ensure that the health of americans is our top priority. we want to ensure that anything we do works and is workable. we recognize that whatever we
do, until the disease is controlled in africa, we can't get the risk to zero here. we may be able to reduce and it we will look at every opportunity to do that. but we also don't want to do anything that will backfire in medicine one of our cardinal rules, above all, do no harm. if we do something that impedes our ability to stop the outbreak in west africa, that could spread more -- further there, we could have more countries like liberia, and the challenge would be much greater and go on for a much longer period of time. we know how to stop ebola that's what is happening in dallas today. that is what is beginning to occur in parts of west africa. the signs of progress there are but it is going be a long, hard fight -- >> we have been watching and listening to the director of the cdc brings up to speed on what he first started with was who progress in west africa, at one of the epicenters of the
outbreak inside the democratic republic of condo, where the says the outbreak seems to be seeing fewer cases of ebola breaking out, and he says that could be in part because of the burial procedures, that have improved. he says it's a good sign right now. then he went into some other cases going nonuganda that having new to do with ebola, so i you were watching and scratching your head trying to figure that out, he was using it as an example how you contain something, but there's another outbreak someplace else. with a different disease. but back in this country, we thought we might get some notes on travel, and we listened for a couple minutes there. if he breaks the news that something is going to happen for americans when they travel or people coming into this country, we'll bring it to you. for now let's move on. jonathan is live in atlanta, home of the cdc. jonathan, experimental treatments, not talked about there, but a lot of attention they're getting today because that patient in dallas is now getting this drug and he is
stable. >> that's right, harris. in fact, one of the experimental drugs that is being used on that patient in dallas is called brince -- it's designed to treat virus others than ebola, the fda in recent days gave emergency approval for its investigational use in treating ebola in humans after tests on laboratory animals showed promise. that's the drug being administered to thomas duncan, the liberian national, and also nbc freelance cameraman, ashoka mukpo who is undergoing treatment in nebraska. it could be another two months behalf the manufacturer of another experimental ebola drug, z map p can resymptom. it was given to nancy writebol and kent brantley, who both recovered but we should also
point out that zmapp was given to one of the two priests who were evacuated from mission work in africa and taken back home to spain, both of those priests died. so, the jury on zmapp and its effectiveness in treating ebola in humans is still out, harris. >> again, if we learn more from that news conference about what the travel changes will be, jonathan, i know what we're anticipating, they're going to try to take temperatures of people as they come into the country from west africa but we don't know when that witness -- that will begin. thank you, jonathan. >> much more ahead on the deadly ebola outjack the pentagon has sent out conflicting signals over -- we're changing -- over whether any u.s. troops could come into contact with infected patients or their blood. we're breaking that down for you, getting to the facts there. that's later this hour. >> breaking news now. the fbi is officially asking for
the public's help in tracking down inches about the identity of the english speaking individual in the propaganda video release ode by the isis savages. novelty the birch militant in the beheading videos but a man with a north american accent. the fbi is also asking for the public's help identify individuals who are traveling overseas so engage in combat with terrorist organizations. you can submit tips at this fbi web site. we'll have a live report from turkey where the president says a border city could soon fall to extremist, and why that is so key in the fight. stay close.
there's a lot going on right now. let's look at the dow jones, it has dropped 200 points as investors fear global economic slowdown, lot going on in the world. industrial production in germany dropped the most in five years, and the international monetary fund trimmed the growth for this year and next. more on this as you imagine with neil cavuto, "your world," it's taking down farther, 214 now the dow dropping. we'll watch it for you and bring you details. now let's go back the fight against the islamic state.
greg palkot is live on the border. they pushed these savages out of the center of town but we still see the black flags hanging. >> reporter: absolutely, harris. that deadly battle to gain control of kobani continues to rage in spite of, today, stepped-up u.s. airstrikes. more on that in a moment. let's give you a sense of the battlefield as we found it today. those black isis flags of terror continue to fly on the eastern side of the city. they were hoisted late yesterday. they remain there today. a sign that isis has arrived. and across the city today we heard pretty much continuous small arms fire. that is a sign to us that a street to street battle between isis and the brave kurdish defenders of the town continues and we have heard of high casualties among fighters on both sides. we also witnessed the biggest number of u.s. airstrikes that we have seen in the week that we have been here, five bombing
runs, a coalition aircraft hitting isis tanks, armed vehicles and guns. the hitch is the main battle is now in the center of the city and you can't really hit isis there without hitting friendly forces and possibly any remaining civilians. and, as for the turkish army, we watched today, they're not making a move, at least against isis. turkey appears to be more concerned about its often rebellious ethnic kurdish population and getting raid of assad than isis, even though it's finding terror right next door. finally, that kurdish population is getting more and more angry. we were there-standing nearby, all that tear gas and water cannons. some of the protesting are refugees, 180,000 have fled from kobani, and that region, just in the past couple of weeks. harris, the way things are looking in kobani tonight they might not be going home soon in
any amount of time. >> you know, greg, i'm looking closely at the video and all i can see are people trapped in the middle of the two fighting sides and who is looking out for all those kurdish family is, greg palkot, thank you very much. my big question for our guest, which side is turkey on? they're shooting at, at least with gas canisters, the very people caught up, the kurd, trying to run from the terrorists, and what exactly is our relationship going to be with turkey going forward? we'll need each other. we'll talk about it with me next guess. stay close. so i can reach ally bank 24/7, but there are no branches? 24/7 it's just i'm a little reluctant to try new things. what's wrong with trying new things? feel that in your muscles?
our coverage continuing. at least one islamic state terrorist reportedly arrested along with three other men in london today. some are calling this case one after the most serious syrian-lynched security operations this year. british police would only say the group is suspected of instigating terrorist attacks but say it's related to an young investigation into what they call islamist related terrorism in august british authorities raised the u.k. terror threat level to severe, the second highest, and they say hundreds of people have recently returned to the u.k. after fighting in syria and iraq. i hope they're monitoring those people. another american citizen that we know of, that is, has flown to syria to join the kurds in the fight against the islamic state. he talked with a reuters photographer in syria who says
he is a former soldier from ohio named brian wilson but has a different name in syria. >> my name here is izagra. i'm from ohio in the united states of america. while most people in america are against the islamic state, and there are a few americans that wanted to come here and help in any way we can. they're very nice, very accommodating, hospitable, very good people. >> wilson is the second american believed to be fighting against the islamic state with the kurds. last week another american claimed he traveled to syria to join the badle. jordan matson, wisconsin. today he said hi went to fight isis because the u.s. was too slow to take action. the u.s. is supplying weapons to kurdish fighters in iraq to help them battle the islamic state. last week the state department says is dot toes have an
official policy about american citizens helping the kurds in syria. ashley jackson is here, former united nations political affairs adviser and a former advicer to the u.k. par rim on afghanistan. good to have you've today. i want to tell our audience about where you have been. you studied how to protect hour guys against the taliban, and you went to afghanistan to do it. what did you learn there you think is applicable to what we're facing right now? >> my work in afghanistan, somalia and different places, studying insurgent groups. we learned you have to understand the structure, understand their motivations, and also protect the civilian population, and that was really at the core of what i did, and my question now. >> you have the situation where kobani, this town on the border of syria and turkey, is just about to fall in the hands of isis terrorists. you just saw the two americans joining the kurds. yet turkey is shooting gas canisters at the kurds.
explain this to me. how are we ever going to fight these guys off if we also have to protect the civilian population? >> if the turkish governments and the kurds alie in a fight against isis they will be strange bed fell lows. the kurd have long wanted an independent state, which the turkish government has trade to suppress actively. now, there's a fragile truce between the turkish government and the pkk, the kurdish workersed party, but that, as -- is tenuous and fragile,, for the turkish concern is not isis but the kurds fighting their aton my. >> you almost have a similar situation in syria, though. you have bas-assad there, the president, who is fighting the opposition, and then you have isis coming in and the civilian population caught right smack in the middle again.
>> absolutely. and isis did not emanate from syria. emanated from iraq. so it's not even -- >> these are several borders now. >> exactly. the nature of the conflict and these overlapping national and regional dimensions -- it's very, very difficult to find a way forward. >> so we have heard the president say -- we heard so many people say it now at very high levels of government and military about how we underestimated. what specifically did you learn about al-shabaab and somalia and the taliban afghanistan that tells us what we underestimated about isis. >> national governments underestimate insurgencies from vietnam to isis. we think of them as rag tag fighters, but soon enough they march right through whole countries, as you have seen, taliban and isis, with others, and for isis, it was really a case of, for over a year, year and a half, thinking of them as the jv team. as they captured huge areas of syria.
it was almost an arrogance, wilful ignorance to think these low heavily -- low level flighters in flip-flops could tack ithe world's most powerful armies and march how to countries like iraq and syria, kobani falls, what's next. >> it could be a game-changer. it could be. and here's why. it could spur turkish involvement. they have massed troops at the border but they have not been involved militarily to any signature degree so far. that would be huge. the president is saying he won't get involved -- >> the president of turkey. >> unless there's a no-fly zone, and an international agreement. that international agreement would no doubt comprise a coalition, which obama talked about time and time again, but that we don't have a great deal of detail on. and of course, the u.s. administration is reluctant to enforce a no-fly zone so we'll
see. a lot of these factors are just up in the air and we're sitting and waiting and watching to see who actually takes a concerted stance. >> ashley jackson, thank you for joining us and talking to us. more breaking news now. we'll bring in a former fbi official as the agency is asking for help finding a person who speaks english in the recent isis video. that's still ahead. woman: everyone in the nicu -- all the nurses wanted to watch him when he was there 118 days. everything that you thought was important to you changes in light of having a child that needs you every moment.
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more on the breaking news from just moments ago. the fbi is officially asking for the public's help in tracking down information about the identity of the english-speaking individual and the propaganda video released last month by isis. here's a frame grab of that. this is not the british militant in the beheading videos but something with a north american accent. the fbi is also looking for any people who have traveled or getting ready to travel overseas to fight with the terror groups.
you can submit tips at this web site, fbi.gov/isiltips. joining us the former assistant director of the fbi. and he led the team of fbi agents that arrested the oklahoma city bombing suspect, tell the macsay. so good to have you long. i want to get your thoughts on the call for the public's help. what does that signal to you? >> it's a great move. this is the way we identified the boston marathon bombers, the unibomber, the fbi often goes to the public, and if you think about it, the first line of defense we have in our country is the public. our people do not like terrorist the fbi's asking for their help. it's a good move, and it will undoubtedly be successful. they will identify this person. somebody will call him in and people like to turn in terrorists, and that's -- it will be very successful, i believe. >> let's talk about anonymity.
this isn't like they're calling in and talking about somebody who was shop lifting. how secure is the information on the web site? and that's a fair question. anybody can trace an ip address. >> well, they can, but you can also pick up the phone and call an fbi acts -- fbi agent, and the field office, and the phone number is on the first page of the phone book or call information and an agent will talk to you and they will absolutely guarantee that nobody knows who you are. they have the hourses and protect their sources better than anybody. >> you saw this image on this video, and we were reminded again, this is not the british-speaking person but a north american accent. does that lead you to believe that maybe there's more to this, that people should know about trying to find this guy? that's an awfully wide description. >> it is. what happens, something that would not stand out to you, when you see an image of something, will stand out to somebody who knows them. it's different.
i'm in a business where i can recognize some of our clients from 200 yards away but the way they walk, and this is a similar type of situation. also, these people may have talk about going over there, and people didn't think it was that meaningful, and that conversation could be extremely valuable in identifying who these guys are. >> you know, can you talk to me about how we monitor these anymore i read this week that we aren't allowed to keep them if they hold passports as a u.s. citizen coming back into our country. what's being done to track them when they're here. >> physical surveillance, technology, if they have enough probable cause they can certainly tap their phones or put tracking devices on them. a lot of ways to track them. i'm a little surprised we can't do more for somebody who has been fighting overseas. we can't limit their passport. that's an issue that the congress needs to look at and put in pressure on the state department to remember they represent us, and if these people come back, from those
locations, where they're actively engaged in activities that are not in the support of our country thigh should be barred from coming back here or have some charges leveled against them. >> that sounds very, very commonsensical and something that perhaps lawmakers could get behind. danny koleson, we appreciate you joining us on this breaking news story. >> thank you. >> new information now about one military family targeted by isis. a service member, and his teenage son, threatened online by islamic state militants. that's what a counterterrorism source is tilling fox news. the terrorist believed the father was u.s.a. air force pilot who post evidence facebook photographs of a slight over iraq during a recent bombing mission. the details are now on the wall. isis apparently found the service member's facebook profile and his son's facebook page and, quote, swarmed them with harassing messages. fox news has learned pentagon officials received word of the incident and the two facebook accounts went dark soon.
an army intelligence bull continue just last week warned isis was calling on supporters to look up the addresses of u.s. service members and their families and show up at their deer -- doorstep and, quote, slaughter them. the document recommended soldiers limit the people who can see their social media profile. we have the vice-president of a private certain firm, dan good to have you. why? why in the world -- i goods shy say, you're a military member, you probably don't want to have not information out there anyway. not blame the victim in any way, shape or form here, but i'm surprised the military wouldn't have done that to begin with. >> well, the military is very strict about operational security, and any active duty member is read the riot act about limiting your profile. most organizations would strongly suggest you don't even have a facebook page.
so, this group, isis, isil, they are extraordinarily effective at social media and they're just proving it, and this incident right here just raises the stakes that they're very serious about raising the targeting threat level to be felt here at home by veterans of operation enduring freedom and iraqi freedom and whatever they call this operation that is ongoing to counter isil, isis. >> you touched on a whole mouthful and i don't want to slow you down. people have talked about we don't heave a name for the mission. what that means to you. >> obviously until you can get behind the mission itself, whatever you're going to call it, just goes to kind of a disjointed strategy about trying to take isis, isil on, so that is just a metaphor for a lot of other things i think are tied to what we're facing trying to counter isis.
seems to be two steps ahead of us every step of the way. >> dan, you have this new threat online against service members. is this the new battleground. you hear about cyberwarfare but that is a completely different thing now. >> absolutely. we had -- there were threats early on in the war that said that the successful campaign in afghanistan, there were messages on boards, jihaddist boards saying they should track down members involved in afghanistan early on and target their families, but it never really went anywhere, but now you have a group effective at social media and they're doing it with westerners. the simple fact the foreign fighters in iraq and syria are largely coming from the west, whereas in the past you would hear about foreign fighters that meant coming from the arab world. now they're doing other very successful recruiting campaign online and this attack on this family just goes to show how
effective their message is and how effective they are getting it out to the world wide web. >> there's very little we can accomplish in this world without military families. we want to keep them safe. a navy seal former, but always navy seal. thank you very much. i'm looking of dave nichols. just make your accounts private. we might want to make them go dark which is what the military did in this instance. >> this just in to fox news. the head of u.s. africa command says u.s. troops working in ebola-stricken western africa could come into direct contact with the deadly disease. those troops who are expected to have exposure to ebola are running testing labs inside liberia and elsewhere. that's what they'll be doing. he says the troops will be handling blood samples and other raw materials from people who have the disease but will not come in contact with the actual ebola patients themselves. although he says handling the blood comes with just as much risk if not more.
he also says the testing laboratories are manned by highly skilled and trained personnel from the u.s. naval medical research center, and here you can see the countries in west africa where officials say there are some confirmed cases of ebola. the pentagon reports as many as 4,000 troops could eventually go there and the military is report 3:50 are there right now. that includes more than 300 in liberia, which has the highest number of deaths from ebola at this current time. the rest are in senegal. we'll continue to cover that development as well. how does traffic stop for a seatbelt violation end up looking like this? it's brand new video and we'll bring you the story behind it. stay close. we thought, "wow, how is there no way to tell the good from the bad?" so we gave people the power of the review. and now angie's list is revolutionizing local service again. you can easily buy and schedule services from top-rated providers.
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>> people getting shot by the police. [screaming] >> wow. police smashed that passenger's side window and used a taser stun gun on the guy sitting there, two children were sitting in the back seat. you can hear them crying. we're told this is shortly after officers pulled over the car because the driver was not wearing a seat belt. garrett teney is following this. garrett, how does this traffic stop escalate so quickly? >> the driver of that car, lisa, says the officers were in a bad mood from the beginning and their aggressive behavior only got worse when the officer asked her boyfriend, who was in the passenger seat for his i.d. without any reason. he said he didn't have his i.d. because it was taken after another recent traffic stop for driving without insurance. he did have the ticket and when he reached into this work bag to get it the officers pulled their guns and told him to get out of the car. at that point the couple says
they thought of other recent cases where police used excessive force so lisa called 9-1-1 to try and get a supervisor on scene to help. >> we had not used no profanity against the police officers. all we said is can we get someone else out here because we do not feel safe, and he couldn't do that. >> with the couple's 12-year-old son and seven-year-old daughter in the back seat, police busted the window, used a taser on the boyfriend, pulled him out of the car and then used the taser again before taking him away in headquarters. the couple accuses the police department of not adequately training its officers in the appropriate use of force. >> what is the police department saying? >> the police department says their officers did nothing wrong in this incident. in a statement that reads in part they say, the hammon police officers were at all times acting in the interests of officer safety and in accordance with indiana law. and it is worth noting that several of the officers involved
in this incident have previously had other lawsuits brought against them regarding the excessive use of force. >> were the kid okay in the car? >> they did have a few minor cuts from the glass window busting. it did hit them. other than that parents said they're just very shaken up. >> thank you very much. we all know the workplace can be a petri dish of disgusting germs. you might be described by which office items are the filthiest. here's a hint. most of this is what we touch every day. i need handsanitizer. the fox business investigation is coming up and now i'm scared.
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so, we talk a lot about contagions right now because it's in the news. we're provenning the start of the flu and cold season and germs are everywhere at home in the car, at the office as well, fox business teamed up with scienceties to find the dirtiest places inside the office. jerri willis is here. she hosts the willis report. and you did this investigate here at work. and you told me to use this while i talked to you. so, there you go. >> i'm a fan of the soap. just use the soap. soap is an easy thing and you got to -- 20 second, happy birthday to you twice and you're clean. we were in the bathrooms, green room, break room, we tested surfaces everywhere, and why? because 80% of infectious diseases are spread, you touch a dirty surface, touch your face, and get sick. >> wow. and you have some surprises.
i thought the bathroom would be the worst place but it's not. the toilet seat. >> it's not because it gets cleaned all the tile. it's the places they don't clean that are the big problems. lit me give you a list of the dirtist places from not bad to terrible. our photographer's smartphone was awful. you take your smart finance every in the bathroom, in the break, and then the buttons on the microwave. that was appalling. people have their food on their hand, on this buttons, god knows what is going on. and the very worst place in the entire building that we could find is literally steps from where we are right now -- >> which keyboard was it. >> the keyboard in the green room, the left one. >> the one we all use. >> that's why. >> i see people in the room on the deck saying, i was just there. so, it's because these places don't get cleaned. does this help? can i just clean the keyboard with handsanitizer. >> you can clean up yourself,
that's going to help. washing your hands is the very besting there to do particularly four times a day. during flu season, which is going to start in december, continue through february, make sure your doing the right thing. >> i taught my girls, sing, left it go, from frozen, twice, when you wash your hands. >> that's what the cdc says, happy birthday to you. >> thank you very much. we're clean. we'll be right back. if you're suffering from constipation or irregularity, powders may take days to work.
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look at the big wall now. 268. still coming down. and they'll talk about this for sure in four seconds with neil. >> you're right, harris, we're all over that dow. one contributor might have just been this. it's not supposed to happen. a spanish nurse catching ebola after caring for a patient with it. the first person to contract the disease without stepping foot in africa. the world health organization now warning the spread of the disease across europe now appears unavoidable and that's raising big worries for healthcare workers here. busy news day. welcome everybody, i'm neil cavuto. it's not just healthcare workers. word today that some of the 300 u.s. troop being send to the ebola ravaged companies will by handling blood sames and other materials while stationed